Tag Archives: Doctrine

Choosing a Religion; Choosing a Church

How can I know which religious community, and/or church is best for me?  Glad to hear you’d like to join a church or religious community.  Trusting, knowing, and enjoying God – those things happen in community.  “No one has ever seen God, but ...

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Religion: Rules Or Relationships?

Is religion primarily about rules, traditions and doctrines, or more about relationships? Do we have to choose?  It all depends: whose rules, which traditions, and what sort of doctrines.  At one point, Jesus confronts the religious leaders of his day.  “Your teachings are ...

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Teaching Sound Doctrine

Teaching Sound Doctrine as Redeemed Servants This is the abridged version of a speech that was given at the Convocation evening of the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary, September 10, 2010. The following is a true story. Back on December 29, ...

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God’s Son Guarantees Life

“But He answered, ‘You give them something to eat’.” Mark 6:37 Our text tells us about an impossible yet encouraging and promising meal. By feeding this crowd of more than 5,000 people, Jesus shows that God’s power alone sustains life. ...

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